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Delivery of Silver

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CollectionTennessee State Library and Archives: James Robertson Papers view image
Document Information
Date May 16, 1794
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Lieut. Campbell asked to wait for delivery of silver money, which should arrive in a few days. Cases addressed to Caleb Swan will be forwarded with care.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Page numbered 135
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Isaac Craig; Lieutenant Campbell Smith; Caleb Swan; Ensign Levi McClean; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Headquarters; Wheeling; ;
Keywords wagon; silver money; cases; packets; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
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135
Pittsburgh 16th May 1794
Sir
I have received your letter of the 10th Instant enclosing one for ensign Levi McClean, which shall be deliverd him on his arrival, I presume he will reach this Post next week.
Lieut Campbell Smith is still here, I have prevailed on him to wait a few days for a waggon that is expected this day, with the Silver money in order that he may take charge of it
The Cases addressed to Mr. Swan shall be taken particular care of & forwarded by a Carefull Hand.
I am Sir Your Obedient Huml. Servant
Isaac Craig
Honl. Maj Genl. H. Knox
Secy of War
Phila.
N.B. Sir, The Packets from H.Qr. sent you by last post, arrived by express from Wheeling at the moment - the mail was closing and by the boat that brought the Packets to Wheeling I have since recd from Mr. Swan a case addressed to you containing several large Packets too bulkey to be [sent] by post. But [illegible] by a waggon [illegible]